MLB The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time  

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List Rules Vote on players based only on their time with the Yankees.

These are the greatest Yankees of all-time, voted on by Yankees fans who really know who the best Yankees players of all time were. Not only does this list contain the best men ever to play ball in pinstripes, it has some of the best current baseball players, some of the greatest baseball players of all time, and even some of the best athletes of all time. They were (and are) the best Yankees players and they are all listed here.

From the famous Yankee Clipper to Mr. October, these are the great baseball players that have made the New York Yankees one of the best sports franchises of all time. Obviously there are talented new Yankees players coming up to the bigs every year, so if your favorite Yankee player isn't on the list, make sure to add them so other NY Yankees fans can vote for them and propel them up the list to the spot of Best New York Yankee of all time (good luck taking that from Babe Ruth or Lou Gehrig, possibly the most legendary Yankees ever).

Feel free to rerank this list of the top Yankees players ever to reflect your favorite Yankees, and as ever, go Bombers!
list ordered by
1
3,991 526
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
3,539 501
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman
3
3,242 743
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
4
3,156 557
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder
5
2,719 551
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
6
2,086 510
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
7
3,084 1,262
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
8
2,350 890
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
9
1,655 682
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
10
1,581 698
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
11
1,514 821
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman
12
1,315 412
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
13
1,400 651
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
14
1,113 431
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
15
1,087 542
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
16
1,032 548
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
17
1,076 570
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
18
917 327
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
19
885 545
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman
20
826 385
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
21
776 458
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
22
610 373
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman
23
613 346
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher
24
708 270
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
25
711 375
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder